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Noun
A special or particular emphasis
“There was a mismatch between theory and understanding, when the accent should have been on continuous learning.”
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A distinctive way of pronouncing a language, especially one associated with a particular country, area, or social class
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“Young Frank in particular has a classic southern accent and pronunciation.”
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A distinct emphasis given to a syllable or word in speech by stress or pitch
“TO-mah-to, they called them in Calcutta, with the accent on the first syllable, making no distinction between singular or plural.”
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A mark on a letter, typically a vowel, to indicate pitch, stress, or vowel quality
“FYI - I had to leave out some of the accent marks on some of the Spanish words.”
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Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
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Accessories, extras
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A particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group
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Importance
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Rough projection
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A thing which can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive
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A thing that can be heard
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Verb
To emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
“She had a round face accented by a little white cap.”
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To mark emphatically
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To put into italics
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Be dramatic
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Produce words vocally
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To furnish with accessories
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To omit a sound or a letter from a word
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axUS
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To become or make more intense
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